ECC Veterinary Surgeon

ECC Veterinary Surgeon

Role: ECC Veterinary Surgeon

Location: Surbiton, Surrey

Hours: Permanent, 42 hrs pw. 7 on/7 off. Alternate weeks of Days & Nights

Salary: £40,000 to £55,000, Depending on experience

Ref No: 1348

VetFinders are recruiting for our client in the suburban neighbourhood of south-west London. The practice has had a Vet move on, so are now in the need of an Emergency Veterinary Surgeons. Ideally a start would be around the November/December time but would happy with early 2021.  

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a well-respected practice with a very experienced team of specialists in a newly refurbished, family-run, Surbiton Hospital.

The Role:

The role is focused on the emergency and hospital care of a great variety of cases from their 7 branches. The patients stay with us until they are better so you will enjoy case continuity.

You will work closely with our specialist team to ensure our patients have gold standard healthcare without the need to travel for external referral. This will also support your clinical development

The hours average at 42 hours per week, the ECC vets work 7 on and 7 off, alternate weeks.

1 week 7 day shifts 8am-8pm followed by a week off.

1 week 7-night shifts 8pm-8am followed by a week off.

Work life balance is achieved by a rota system offering periods of day time working, night time working and days off.

The ideal candidate would have a minimum of 1+ years’ experience, this is not essential, but preferred.

You must enjoy client communication and be able to enhance the client bond with thorough explanation and a warm, compassionate approach.

This role is suitable for 1+ year new grads.

Benefits package:

Salary depending on experience

VDS paid, RCVS membership reimbursed

25 days annual leave + all bank holidays

£4000 CPD allowance and separate funding for a certificate

Pension scheme

Additional accommodation allowance if appropriate.

Must haves:

  • RCVS registered and qualified
  • 1+ years small Animal Experience in the UK
  • Confident in consults
  • Able to conduct all routine surgeries unsupervised
  • Possess the right to work in the UK
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be a great team player

About the practice:

The Hospital is well designed with all the modern equipment so you can be the vet you trained to be. You will utilise and develop your skills to work up your cases and make a real difference to challenging emergencies. Support is in easy reach.


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